By: Michael Ganci

Ruben Tejada Rejects Yankees’ Minor-League Deal Offer


The crosstown Yankees were interested in Ruben Tejada, the recently discarded New York Met who’s in search of a new home, according to

Here’s a piece from the article:

The Yankees could be looking at Tejada as an option for the club’s final bench spot. Manager Joe Girardi has said it’s likely the job will go to a player who can back up third baseman Chase Headley. Tejada has played just 19 professional games at third base — all in the majors — but is considered a good athlete with a strong arm who could handle the position.

Thankfully, Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News was told Tejada rebuffed their offer and is said to have a major league contract offer on the table. No word on who it’s from, but my money’s on the Cardinals or Dodgers.

Here’s Feinsand’s tweet:

Can you imagine Chase Utley and Ruben Tejada as teammates? Where do you think Tejada winds up? Tell us in the comments section below.

About Michael Ganci

Michael Ganci is the Co-Founder of the Daily Stache, along with Matthew Falkenbury. Since 2008, Ganci has eat, drank and dreamt all things Mets, and he'd have it no other way. Feel free to follow him on Twitter at @DailyStache.

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